Halloween Reads: Young Adult

It's time for some YA book recommendations to get you in the mood for Halloween! Read on for some of our picks, and share yours in the comments below. The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White Elizabeth Lavenza hasn't had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from... Continue Reading →

Halloween Reads: Middle Grade

It's the spookiest season of all, so today and tomorrow I've got some fun Halloween reading recommendations for you. Today, it's all about middle grade titles, and tomorrow I'll have some YA recommendations. Ghostlight by Sonia Gensler Avery is looking forward to another summer at Grandma’s farm, at least until her brother says he’s too... Continue Reading →

The Envious Siblings by Landis Blair

Don't let the phrase "nursery rhymes" on the cover of this book deceive you. The Envious Siblings by Landis Blair is one f***ed-up, twisted book and it is NOT for kids or the faint of heart. Mkay? Eight gleefully macabre vignettes by an award- winning comics artist, as delightful as they are deadly. Inspired by... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Penguin Book of Witches and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Stores from Penguin Classics

Penguin Classics has released two new bind-ups of some classic literature perfect for both the classroom, and the Halloween season. The Penguin Book of Witches edited by Katherine Howe features a collection of historical accounts and documentation of (alleged) witches in early America. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Stories features some of the... Continue Reading →

Worst Witch Series Halloween Giveaway

We have a wonderful Halloween giveaway for you today, celebrating the BRAND NEW covers for the beloved Worst Witch middle grade book series by Jill Murphy. I grew up reading these books, and simply ADORED them. That's why I'm so excited to see them packaged with shiny new covers, that still harken back to the... Continue Reading →

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